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Share your zucchini! Blueberry-zucchini cake with lemon-cream cheese frosting

Zucchini. Every year, everyone plants it in their gardens, and they water and feed and weed around the plants. Then the plants produce and produce and then produce some more, and what do we all do?     We complain about having too much zucchini. Then we try our best to find folks to share… Continue reading Share your zucchini! Blueberry-zucchini cake with lemon-cream cheese frosting

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I’m In The Mood To Bake: Strawberry Puff Loaf

Some mornings I wake up and just want to be home in my kitchen, making something really good for my family to enjoy for breakfast.  That doesn’t happen terribly frequently, much to their chagrin, but when it does, they are happy guys.  There is a recipe I’ve been meaning to try to out to share… Continue reading I’m In The Mood To Bake: Strawberry Puff Loaf

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Awesome Chocolate Frosting!

I have been watching a lot of Ina Garten’s show, Barefoot Contessa, on the Food Network lately.  She makes really good, simple food, and I love her kitchen! It’s lovely.  I was salivating when she made a birthday cake on her show the other day, and knew I had to try it.  Well, the icing,… Continue reading Awesome Chocolate Frosting!

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Nanny’s Chocolate Icing

“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.” ~ Laurie Colwin I love this quote by American author Laurie Colwin; I think most cooks feel this connection with… Continue reading Nanny’s Chocolate Icing